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Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps

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This free course, Discovering Wales and Welsh, introduces you to who the Welsh people are via a brief look at history and two significant figures, Owain Glyndŵr and Llywelyn the Last. You will also learn the basics of Welsh pronunciation and how to greet people in Welsh.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • understand the origins and early developments of the Welsh people
  • understand how an early Welsh identity was shaped
  • understand what part Owain Glyndŵr and Llywelyn the Last played in shaping Welsh identity
  • pronounce the basic sounds of Welsh
  • greet people in Welsh.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 4 hours
  • Updated Monday 7th March 2016
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Languages, Welsh
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Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps

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This free course, Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps is in two parts. In the first part, you will learn about the origins and early shaping of Welsh identity and how Owain Glyndŵr and Llywelyn the Last played their part in shaping that identity. In the second part, you will learn the basics of Welsh pronunciation and how to greet people in Welsh.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course LG001 Discovering Wales and Welsh [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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